Thursday, April 2, 2009

John Munro's Loophole Fails

Another story I posted about here was that of convicted rapist John Munro, who managed to adjourn his case for over a year by dismissing his lawyers shortly before each hearing and then argued that the court was time barred from sentencing him. On Tuesday Lord Kinclaven at the High Court in Edinburgh refused more time to engage new lawyers and imposed an indefinite prison sentence with a minimum of eight years before Munro can be considered for release. If he is released Munro remains subject to a lifelong management order.

Full story Source The Journal 2/4/09


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